tote-bag.jpgTarget and CVS stores are starting new programs to reward shoppers for not requesting new plastic bags with every purchase, either with a 5 cent per bag credit, or a one-dollar cash bonus for four consecutive no-plastic visits, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

Editor’s Note: Do what I do. Carry cloth bags in your car and never accept a plastic bag when purchasing only one or two items. (You can buy a Good News Network bag at CafePress, but I have to say, it is not as big or sturdy as the price would indicate… I like all the other products, though!)

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